Look Closely

Look Closely

by Laura Caldwell
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Look Closely by Laura Caldwell

There is no statute of limitations on murder. Look Closely.

That's all the anonymous letter said, but attorney
Hailey Sutter understands the meaning behind the well-chosen words. Someone wants her to investigate what happened to her mother, who died when Hailey was only seven.

The death was ruled accidental, but Hailey begins having flashbacks that tell a different story: a pounding at the door...her mother struggling to stand...a man with a gold ring that flashed in the night as he held her mother's lifeless body.

Obsessed with uncovering the truth, Hailey can't trust anyone, especially her father, whose secrecy both unnerves and protects her. Desperate to remember that fatal night, she seeks out the brother and sister who left home after their mother's death. But they have disappeared. It's soon clear to Hailey that the answer is right in front of her--all she has to do is find the courage to look closely....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778321835
Publisher: Mira
Publication date: 06/01/2005
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 4.19(w) x 6.63(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Laura Caldwell, a former trial lawyer, is currently a professor and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She is the author of eleven novels and one non-fiction book. She is a nation-wide speaker and the founder of Life After Innocence, which helps innocent people begin their lives again after being wrongfully imprisoned. Laura has been published in thirteen languages and over twenty countries. To learn more, please visit www.lauracaldwell.com.

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Look Closely 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I read this book over the summer, and it was so great! The mystery plot-line was so amzing that you will be guessing and guessing who the murder is! I great plot, great beginning, and an even better ending.
Guest More than 1 year ago
'Look Closely' was such an amazing novel! Full of suspense, really keeps you on the edge of your seat! Hailey, McKnight, and all the other characters seem so amazingly real! This is truly a book to remember!
harstan More than 1 year ago
The unsigned letter contained a cryptic message of ¿There is no statute of limitations on murder. LOOK CLOSELY¿. Manhattan attorney Hailey Sutter has no idea who sent it, but knows what the writer is alluding to, the accidental death of her mother Leah when she was only seven years old............................ . Over the next two decades whenever Hailey asked her father what happened, he insisted she was ill and tells her no more including what happened to her two siblings who vanished without a trace just after Leah died. However, this time with the letter as a catalyst, she begins asking questions and learns that her mom died from a head injury. Not long after that Hailey begins remembering flashes of what happened on that fatal night and starts to wonder if her father killed her mother........................... LOOK CLOSELY is a thrilling who-done-it that the audience wants to know the truth once Hailey gets the letter and decides she needs to know especially if her dad killed her mom and what happened to her siblings. The story line is fast-paced as the heroine begins exploring her mind for clues and seeking knowledge from others who might have tidbits. Though Hailey seems too egocentric, the audience will allow her that because of what occurred when she was a child but still not like her. Laura Caldwell provides a solid thriller that hoods readers with the need to know...................... Harriet Klausner